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Dec. 15, 2021 D9 Boys Hoops: Greville 3 Forces OT & Kane Goes onto to Win; N.C., Coudy, Jburg Win Close Ones

Coudersport and Smethport players battle for a loose ball Wednesday. Photo by Barb Davis. See more of Davis' work here

Dec. 15 District 9 boys basketball recaps


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KANE, Pa. – Josh Greville hit an off-balance 3-pointer just before the horn in regulation, and Kane outscored visiting Brockway 13-6 in overtime to get a 54-47 win in AML action.


Rewatch Greville’s shot courtesy of Kane’s YouTube feed

Sam Lundeen hit a big 3-pointer in the extra session for the Wolves while scoring five of his eight points in overtime, and Kane hit 8 of 10 free throws in overtime.

Greville led Kane with 14 points, 12 after halftime, while adding six rebounds. Jon Mischic added seven points and six rebounds, and Justin Mischic had a team-high eight rebounds to go with six points. Andy Jekielek also added nine points in the win.

Alex Carlson scored a game-high 18 points for Brockway with Jared Marchiori adding 10 points and Marcus Bennett eight.

Details of the end of the game were made possible in part by the Kane YouTube feed of the game. Rewatch the entire game via Kane’s YouTube feed


WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Led by 14 points from Jordan Hesdon, Clarion-Limestone put five players in double digits in a 59-50 KSAC Large School win at Moniteau.

Hesdon nearly had a double-double adding nine steals.

Freshman Jase Ferguson along with Riley Klingensmith each chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds for the Lions, while Alex Painter added 10 points.

Kyle Pry (12 points, 10 rebounds) and Colton Thomas (12 points, 11 rebounds) each had double-doubles for Moniteau with David Dessicino adding four points and 13 rebounds.



KARNS CITY, Pa. – Taite Beighley, Cole Sherwin, and Luke Cramer combined for 33 points, as homestanding Karns City knocked off Keystone, 44-24, in KSAC Large School action.

Beighley led the Gremlins with 13 points with Sherwin and Cramer each adding 10.

Cole Henry led Keystone, which scored just 12 points over the final three quarters including just five in the second half, with 12 points, seven in the first quarter. Zander McHenry added seven points for the Panthers.


FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Collin Schmader hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 3:32 to play, and North Clarion went on to beat visiting Clarion, 46-43, in KSAC Small School action.

Watch Schmader’s shot via the North Clarion YouTube feed of the game.


The game was tied at 39 when Schmader hit the three.

Christian Simko got Clarion back within one, 42-41, with a layup with just under two minutes left.

Watch via the North Clarion YouTube feed of the Simko driving score

But North Clarion won a scrum on the floor that led to a Zeelan Hargenrader basket to make it 44-41 with 1:43 to go.

Another Simko basket got the Bobcats back within one, 44-43, with 35.9 to play.

Dawson Smail then had a chance to put Clarion in the lead when he was fouled with 24.9 seconds to play, but Smail missed both free throws and Schmader went coast-to-coast off the rebound to put the Wolves up three.

Devon Lauer’s 3-pointer with just under five seconds was off the mark, and North Clarion was able to run out the clock.

Schmaded led North Clarion with 17 points with Aiden Hartle adding 12 and Josh Daum eight.

Simko had a team-high 14 points for Clarion with Lauer adding 10.

Details of this game were made possible by the North Clarion YouTube video feed of the game. Rewatch the entire game below


FOXBURG, Pa. – Ryan Cooper hit four of five 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 16 points, as A-C Valley rolled past visiting Forest Area, 76-16, in KSAC Small School action.

Landon Chalmers added a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds while also coming away with seven steals for the Falcons, and Jay Clover had eight points.

Allen Johnston led Forest Area with nine points.


RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Dawson Camper turned in a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds to help Union run past visiting Venango Catholic, 67-23, in KSAC Small School action.

Nine different Golden Knights scored in the victory with Caden Rainey adding 14 points and Payton Johnston 13. Trey Fleming handed out five assists to go with nine points.

Jake Leiderbach had a game-high 21 points for Venango Catholic.


AUSTIN, Pa. – Adam Lucas and Dawson Hooftallen combined for 23 points in a 42-21 NTL home win for Austin over Northern Potter.

Lucas led Austin with 12 points with Hooftallen adding 11. Also for the victors, Hunter Bundy scored eight and Cameron Rees seven.

Tanyon Brown scored seven points for Northern Potter.


SMETHPORT, Pa. – Visiting Coudersport held off Smethport for a 46-44 NTL win.

The Hubbers, who trailed 44-32 entering the fourth quarter, had a clean look from Alex Ognen at the horn from 3-point range that would have won the game that didn’t fall.

Coudersport, which started fast and led 24-11 at the end of eight minutes and 35-23 at halftime, got a game-high 19 points from Christian Furman, who scored 15 first-quarter points and also added seven steals.

Brady Streich chipped in 12 points for the Falcons, while Garrett Kellert had six points and nine rebounds and Logan Ruter seven points and seven rebounds.

Ognen led Smethport with 15 points with Brandon Higley adding nine and Preston Alfieri seven.


SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Nik Bonney led a balanced offensive effort for Oswayo Valley with 12 points, as the Green Wave picked up a 47-40 NTL win over visiting Galeton.

Ian Bilski added 11 points for Oswayo Valley with Connor Resig chipping in 10 and Brayden Wiley eight.

Gavin Sykora led Galeton with 16 points.


RIDGWAY, Pa. – Trailing by three points at the half, Brookville pulled away from Ridgway in the second half, outsourcing the hosts 34-17 the final two quarters to notch a 57-43 win.

Danny Lauer led the Raiders with 17 points, six of them coming in the fourth quarter. Hunter Geer, Clayton Cook, and Griffin Ruhlman each scored eight points.

Dan Park scored 22 points and Dom Allegretto finished with nine points to lead the Elkers.


JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Shutting out visiting Bradford in the third quarter, Johnsonburg overcame a five-point halftime deficit to beat the Owls, 28-25.

Aaron Myers led the Rams, who trailed 17-12 at halftime but led 19-17 after the third quarter, with six points with Jefferson Freeburg and Luke Zimmerman each scoring five.

Jake Franz had a game-high nine points for Bradford with Nolan Roulo adding seven and Dalton Dixon five.


RUSSELL, Pa. – Wyatt Lookenhouse scored 19 points as Eisenhower held off Sheffield, 59-56.

Sheffield’s Lucas McNeal had a shot to tie the game at the buzzer, but it bounced off the back of the rim.

Sheffield twice cut the lead to one in the final minute, but Eisenhower’s Takhari Warren and Kael Hunt went 4-of-4 from the free-throw line to help the Knights preserve the lead and get the win.

Tony Richards had a big game for Sheffield, scoring a game-high 22 points, while Connor Finch had 15 and McNeal 11.

Curt Darling finished with 15 points for Eisenhower and Kyler Black 11.

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